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Plan Your Next Outdoor Activity From Pavement To Peak

Are you looking for a fun activity that isn’t the usual outdoor go-to of hiking or biking? We got that covered for you.

Are you a runner? Then why not move outside your comfort zone and take up trail running? This adrenaline-fueled activity is the perfect intersection of hiking and running.

Whether you’re looking for a solo activity like trail running or something you can do in a group, like rock climbing, we’ve got all the deets on kickass activities that will leave your heart pumping and your face smiling.

Here you’ll find some resources on getting started with these activities and guides on some of the gear you’ll need to make the most of the experiences.

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Just The Basics: What Gear You Need As A Beginner Climber

Let me guess, you’ve tried climbing for the first time recently, you’ve become hooked and now you want to scale all the mountains in the world?! Rather than sliding into others well lubricated shoes or having to rely on the generosity of other climber’s gear which can be become time consuming if you’re swapping gear

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Beginners Guide To Climbing: The Basics To Getting Started

It was 2014, I was travelling through SE ASIA and I had met a bunch of Argentinians who lured me with their mate and good looks to travel with them through Cambodia. One night I notice one of them rigging a complicated hammock system in the rafters of our room (we were trying to fit

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Ultimate Guide To Choosing The Best Minimalist Running Shoes For Beginners

So you’ve decided to nix the claims of increased performance and comfort of traditional running shoes and enter the world of barefoot or minimalist running.  Like any other sport, minimalist running requires knowledge of the sport, consistent training, and the right equipment. As you begin your journey, we have prepared this minimalist running shoes guide

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10 Best Places to Go Canyoning in Europe

Canyoning, or canyoneering as it’s known in the U.S., is a combination of many sport activities put together. It generally incorporates one or more of the following: walking, scrambling, climbing, jumping, abseiling, swimming and rappelling. Whew, it’s a long list of adventure designed to give you a one of a kind thrill.  Canyoning is a

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5 Best Places to Go Rock Climbing in East Asia for Intermediates

Once you’ve gotten used to climbing and safety techniques in an indoor rock climbing facility, you may be itching to try your skills outside in the real world. Even if you think you need more practice before you’re ready to tackle whatever nature has in store, there are plenty of established outdoor courses for both

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8 Scenic Trail Runs For Your Weekend Travel Plans

With so many stunning trail runs around the world, it’s hard to nail down the best trails in a list that only includes eight locations. The best trails offer a mix of varied terrain, stunning views and sections that challenge your technical skills and fitness. Also, you need to think of other factors outside the run

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